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Re: X refuses to start!

Chris Ivanovich wrote:

> X >/tmp/x.out Z>&1
Should be a '2'.

I'd use 'X 2>&1 | tee /tmp/x.out' though so you also see messages on the
console in case this helps any.

> I get a lot of disk thrashing and then nothing.  So when I look in
> the /etc/x.out file to see what the server says, it has only one
> character - a "y" with an umlaut over it.

All empty files look like that if you cat them ;) Nothing got written to it
due to your mistake probably.


Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)  \  CS student and free software enthusiast
Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc,i386) user \   member of XFree86 and the DRI project

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